10 Face-Washing Mistakes You Need To Avoid Right Now

 You’ve been washing your face wrong your entire life.

10 Face-Washing Mistakes You Need To Avoid
Right Now
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Washing the face seems to be the most common and simple part of everyday's routine, right? But it turns out to be actually the most important and complex activity to be done. And perhaps, there is an art to it.
Yes, the proper technique is very much necessary else you will land up causing more harm than doing good to your face. It even can cause a complete list of skin woes like dryness, breakouts and much more.

Hence, you should know that you have been washing your face wrong your entire life and start avoiding these ten common mistakes in order to alleviate nagging skin issues.

Read also: This is what happens to your face if you wash it with baking soda and coconut oil

1. Choosing the wrong product

1. Choosing the wrong product

Picking up the right cleansing product is what everyone should keep in mind. The cleanser should be good enough to remove dirt and makeup but not wipe away your skin's healthy cells.
So, choose the one which is perfect for your skin.


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2. Overdoing it

2. Overdoing it
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Washing face once or twice a day is perfectly OK but overdoing it can cause dryness or irritation.
So, try to give a break to your skin from the cycle of products from time to time.

3. Using the wrong water temperature

3. Using the wrong water temperature
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It is completely a myth that hot water open pores and cold water close them. As there are no muscles that open or close pores. So, lukewarm water is the best bet to have your face cleaned effectively.

4. Maybe you are exfoliating it too much!

4. Maybe you are exfoliating it too much!
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Indeed exfoliation is a practice to slough off dead cells but moderation is the key factor. So, exfoliate twice or thrice per week and use your fingers instead of a washcloth. It will avoid tugging of the skin.

5. Not rinsing well enough

5. Not rinsing well enough
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Rinse thoroughly else improper rinsing will clog pores and dry out the skin. And don't forget to rinse areas like jawline, nose and hairline.

6. Use of irritating ingredients

6. Use of irritating ingredients
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Just do a favour to your face and neglect applying irritating ingredients like fragrances, colourants on the skin. It can cause serious skin infections as well.
So, always have a look at ingredient label.

7. Rubbing with a towel

7. Rubbing with a towel
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Pat, don't rub. Though rubbing can make you feel good, but it actually pulls out the skin and outs your elastin at risk. Also, never use a used towel and don't let bacteria to spread over a nice and clean face.

8. Moisturiser time

8. Moisturiser time
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Don't wait and apply moisturisers immediately after cleansing while skin is still moist. The same applies to serums and special treatment products.

9. Spending a lot of fortune

9. Spending a lot of fortune
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Spend a small fortune for face wash and much on products like serums and moisturisers. Act smartly!

10. Are you the one fearing oils?

10. Are you the one fearing oils?
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With the recent discovery, it is known that all skin types can be benefitted from cleansing with oils, even oily and blemish-prone skin. Choose the right oil that will cleanse the skin and balance the skin.

Are you among those who committed any of the mentioned mistakes?

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Will you follow what we have suggested?